Fry's Food Stores and Fry's Electronics

Fry's Food Stores and Fry's Electronics (HM1RXX)

Location: El Sobrante, CA 94803 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 57.96', W 122° 18.594'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 142 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
The Fry's Foods grocery chain began at this location in 1954 when Donald Fry acquired Ray's Market, owned by Ray Dickenson. Joined by his brother, Charles, in 1955, they grew that initial store into a 41-store chain which they sold in 1972. Charles gifted a portion of the proceeds to his three sons, enabling them to launch the first store of what would one day become the highly successful Fry's Electronics retail chain.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1RXX
Year Placed2014
Placed ByEl Sobrante Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 560617 N 4202267
Decimal Degrees37.96600000, -122.30990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.96', W 122° 18.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 57.6" N, 122° 18' 35.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4080 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante CA 94803, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. This markers needs some tags to help categorize the marker
  4. What historical period does the marker represent?
  5. What historical place does the marker represent?
  6. What type of marker is it?
  7. What class is the marker?
  8. What style is the marker?
  9. Does the marker have a number?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?